Manchester United in superior talks to signal ‘the following Cristiano Ronaldo’ for £89m: report
Manchester United are in superior talks with superagent Jorge Mendes to signal ‘the following Cristiano Ronaldo’ to spearhead their assault.
Supervisor Erik ten Hag, in fact, had the outdated Cristiano Ronaldo on his books this season, falling out with the Portuguese spectacularly, when Ronaldo gave an explosive interview to Piers Morgan forward of the World Cup. CR7 departed Manchester United for a second time halfway via the marketing campaign.
However that hasn’t put United off from signing a participant who has persistently been known as the 38-year-old’s successor – with on-loan Wout Weghorst unlikely to be signed by the Purple Devils on a everlasting foundation.
Portuguese outlet Correio da Manha (opens in new tab) have sensationally claimed that United have held a sequence of talks with Mendes over his consumer, Goncalo Ramos transferring to Manchester.
The Benfica phenomenon caught consideration in Qatar as the one participant to internet a hat-trick on the 2022 World Cup – and with gamers Portuguese league efficiently transitioning to the Premier League lately, United have motive to consider that the transfer would work.
Harry Kane stays the precedence goal, with Victor Osimhen additionally excessive on the listing of choices. Each Tottenham Hotspur and Napoli are notoriously troublesome to barter with, nevertheless, making a switch for both famous person significantly difficult.
At 21, Ramos is significantly youthful than the opposite two choices. The opposite participant finishing the shortlist is Ajax famous person Mohammed Kudus.
Ramos would not come low-cost, although. Benfica have set a £106m (€120m) exit clause in his deal, with the striker contracted till 2026. The report signifies nevertheless that the Lisbon giants are open to promote the participant for £88.8m (€100m).
Ramos is valued at €40m by Transfermarkt (opens in new tab).
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